KOST 103.5 and morning show personality Ellen announced a partnership, Friday, with Thrive Causemetics, a cosmetics company dedicated to supporting women with cancer. As part of the partnership, KOST 103.5 and Thrive Causemetics will offer female listeners undergoing cancer treatment complimentary makeovers to improve their confidence and self-esteem.
Molly Paige will co-host afternoon drive on FM News 101 KXL Portland, Oregon. Her start date was April 4, 2016. Paige has experience as an anchor, writer, producer, and on-air personality for nationally syndicated newscasts. She most recently worked in Washington D.C. as an anchor/writer and producer for NBC News Radio and alternate host on America in the Morning.
WGN Radio announced the seven honorees in the 2016 Walk of Fame class during the Steve Cochran Show. On Friday, May 27, voices of agriculture, entertainment, and news, along with behind-the-scenes staff including producers, engineers, and management, will be honored with a ceremony and live broadcast from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Tribune Tower at 435 North Michigan Avenue.
Cumulus has promoted Chris Kenney to VP/Market Manager for the company's five-station cluster in Wilkes-Barre, replacing Gerald Getz. Kenney was previously GSM for Cumulus in Harrisburg and Sales Manager for Cumulus Wilkes-Barre.
iHeartMedia Louisville announced Thursday that, after 18 years with NewsRadio 840 WHAS, Program Director Kelly Carls, will retire in August. Carls joined WHAS in April of 1998 as the Program Director.
WXZZ Lexington PD and Morning Driver Anthony “Twitch” Longo becomes Operations Manager for Cumulus' five-station cluster in that market. Longo has been with WXZZ for 12 years hosting mornings.
Ted Schilowitz, futurist at 20th Century Fox and Chief Creative Officer at Barco, will speak at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon, Wednesday, April 20, in Las Vegas.
89.3 WFPL News, Louisville, has made two new hires in its newsroom. Jonese Franklin (pictured) will join the newsroom as Digital Editor, where she will oversee WFPL’s digital news and social media operations. WFPL has also hired Roxanne L. Scott as Economy Reporter, a new area of focus for the newsroom.
WSOU inducted Bernie Wagenblast ’78 and Bob Picozzi ’72 into its Hall of Fame and presented a new award – the WSOU Distinguished Young Alumna – to Stephanie Wightman ‘08. Honorees will be inducted on Thursday April 14. Ceremonies will be held in the fourth floor atrium of Seton Hall University’s Jubilee Hall at 7 p.m.
The Ace & TJ Show celebrated 18 years on morning radio in Charlotte, NC, Wednesday. The show’s first broadcast in Charlotte was on April 6th in 1998 and after 13 years at WNKS, they moved to their current radio home, iHeart Media’s Channel 96-1, in January 2012.